The following actions were taken on May 14 in the House on House bill HR356 ("legalized cannabis-ag study"): "Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed", "Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Criminal Committee(Rep. Gregory Harris" and "Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee".
The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. André Thapedi (D-32) on May 7, "directs the Department of Agriculture to conduct a disparity study on whether minority and women-owned businesses face any barriers that prevent the equitable participation in the business of cultivating, manufacturing, delivering, distributing, testing, transporting, and other avenues within the business of legalized cannabis in Illinois," according to the General Assembly website.
The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Carol Ammons (D-103), Luis Arroyo (D-3), Kambium Buckner (D-26), William Davis (D-30), Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (D-33), Mary E. Flowers (D-31), La Shawn K. Ford (D-8), Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92), LaToya Greenwood (D-114), Sonya M. Harper (D-6), Thaddeus Jones (D-29), Camille Y. Lilly (D-78), Rita Mayfield (D-60), Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-38), Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. (D-5), Justin Slaughter (D-27), Nicholas K. Smith (D-34), Curtis J. Tarver, II (D-25), Arthur Turner (D-9), Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7) and Maurice A. West, II (D-67).
The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through May 14.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Criminal Committee(Rep. Gregory Harris
Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Referred to Rules Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi